GERMANY: Trotsky Against Hitler

Not a German week passes without blood-spilling between Adolf Hitler's bludgeon-swinging Fascists and their brick-throwing enemies, the German Communists. To cheer the Fatherland's Red battlers last week came a message from TROTSKY, a clarion call to more and better brick-throwing from Russia's great exile, banished by STALIN to Turkey (TIME, March u, 1929).

"What are the Hitlerites but human dust?" asked Leon Trotsky in a manifesto to German Reds. "Their vain chat ter about 'Social Fascism' . . . their empty imitation of real Fascism...

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